Invitation for a Satsang and meditation experience with Swami Satya Vedant.
Celebrate Diwali - The Festival of Light and also attend a Book Signing event.
An opportunity open to every one to meditate and celebrate in a group environment and in the presence of Swami Satya Vedant (Dr Vasant Joshi). All are welcome.
Detail description for meditations are provided and ample opportunity for Q&A.
We will conclude the Meditation festivities with Vegetarian food. Please RSVP responsibly. If your plan changes after you RSVP yes then please update the RSVP.
"A master is one who has become the truth and is available for all those who are ready to absorb him; hence Jesus says to his disciples: Eat me."
Detailed instructions provided for each meditation.
03:45PM - Arrival, Welcome, Self registration and paying the $10 suggested contribution.(Please see important note on parking below)
04:00PM - Satsang, Meditation Session, Sharing with Swami Satya Vedant
07:00PM - Book Signing
07:30PM - Festival Dinner - You are welcome to bring a dish or fruit to share. Please let the organizer know in advance. [masked])
PS - The above schedule may change based on group energy.
Lose clothing. Meditation robes if available. Maroon color preferred but not mandatory.
Recommended contribution -
$10 per adult. The cost includes participation and Catered Indian Vegetarian Dinner
Other important guidelines
a. Arrival and Departure - Please arrive on time. You may leave at anytime but please be watchful of others.
b.Parking - This is a longer duration event. Please double park in drive way if space available otherwise please park near the pool. The pool is immediately to your right when you enter Creekside. Please do not park on the street.
c.Library -Sharing of Books - Please bring loaned books for exchange. There is free shared library pool of great books and media related to meditation and spirituality. If you have books / CD / DVD that you will like to share with others then please bring them. You will remain the owner of your material.
“Meditation does two things to you; one it makes you aware of the beauty that exists all around,and second thing; it makes you beautiful. Truth is not something which has to be achieved, it is already inside us. We are it…Light is our very nature.”- Osho
About Swami Satya Vedant
Dr Vasant Joshi was initiated into Sannyas by Osho in 1975 and was given the name Swami Satya Vedant. Swami Satya Vedant holds a Ph.D. degree from the University of Michigan, U.S.A., and M.A., Ph.D. from M.S. University of Baroda, India. He has taught at University of California, Berkeley and at Cleveland State University. Vedant has given numerous talks, participated in seminars and conferences and has presented workshops in India, Canada, Russia, and the United States of America. His workshops have been mainly focused on Stress Management and Managerial Effectiveness, Leadership, Human Relationship, Women and Self Empowerment, Education, and Health Enhancement for the Police. Vedant's publications include books and a
wide range of articles published in journals, magazines, and newspapers in India, USA, and Australia. He has given numerous public lectures and has held workshops around the world including at the United Nations, The World Bank, the Pentagon, as well as at Dr. Deepak Chopra's program in San Diego. He was a key speaker at India Conclave 2010 held in New Delhi and at Advait Conference in Russia. He was invited by Zoom TV in India for a 6 part series on problems faced by today’s youth and their solutions, the program was named – “Within You”.
Disclaimer - Important note –
The participant agree to assume full responsibility for not exceeding my personalphysical limits during my participation in Osho Meditation . It is my responsibility to ascertain that there is no medical reason to prevent my participation in meditations and celebrations. These are informal gathering of friends of Osho who want to meditate in the group. The meetup group is not part of or affiliated to any formal organization in the USA or abroad. The group is not selling or promoting or providing any service. The group is a nonprofit platform for friends to come together for group meditation. Meditations are offered at private homes of the host or at rented space. I understand that I will follow the parking guidelines and other instructions and I am participating by my own will and I understand that I will take care of myself, my health, and well being during the whole event. The participant assumes all risk and hazard associated with participation. During the event few photos are taken to share on the meetup site. If you have concerns with the photos then please let the organizers know. The photos may be published on meetup site or other media sites to share.
Osho Book Signing Celebration
A limited number of copies have been procured for the special occasion and will be available at the cost price of $15 during the event.
Book Review by Ma Prem Geet (Sally Henderson)
TITLE: “THE FABRIC OF LIFE—On the Songs of the Mystic Kabir, Osho,”
Translated and edited by Vasant Joshi, PhD
Published by: OSHO Media International
A new masterwork has joined the world canon of spiritual literature: “THE FABRIC OF
LIFE—On the Songs of the Mystic Kabir, Osho,” translated and edited by Dr.
Vasant Joshi, Osho’s personal biographer.
This wondrous celebration of elevated consciousness describes the human experience of dropping the ego and reaching inward to touch the divine. First published in Hindi in 1976 as “Suno Bhai Sadho,” Enlightened Mystic Osho’s extemporaneous talks on ten songs of the prolific mystic Kabir are far more than inspirational, they are powerfully transformational.
“THE FABRIC OF LIFE” delivers an eternal treasure about Enlightenment, the process, the pitfalls, the elixir---for the first time in English. Appealing to mystics and scholars alike, Dr. Joshi’s illuminated book will till your heart-soil with a double dose of the divine. “THE FABRIC OF LIFE” is an incredibly rich tome that inspires multiple layers of engagement. All at once breathtaking, beautiful, and piercing, Osho explicates, line by line, the infinite depth of songs by Kabir, India’s most famous and beloved poet—a “common” man, a “simple” weaver, an Awakened One who lived some 500 years before Osho.
A luxurious read, “THE FABRIC OF LIFE” imparts a vast understanding of reality in an intimate way, as only Osho can. Spanning centuries, creeds, classes, and cultures, Dr. Joshi shows that these two Enlightened Mystics spoke the very same language of the Self, for both were human beings who had opened the “tenth door” and realized their infinite nature. To grasp the breadth of this monumental work, imagine a book in which Jesus could have offered his illuminated viewpoint on the Taoist poems of Lao Tzu or the words of Gautama Buddha, both of whom lived some five centuries before Christ. The historic scope, the total existential understanding, and the immortal perspective of these Osho discourses are intriguing, alchemical, and even magical. Dr. Vasant Joshi’s latest literary feat is a magnetic must-read for anyone on or near the path of consciousness. Like Joshi’s biography of his Master, “Osho Luminous Rebel—Life Story of a Maverick Mystic,”
“THE FABRIC OF LIFE” is also a must-have in the libraries of schools, colleges, and universities worldwide.
Throughout the book, Dr. Joshi reveals Osho’s potent phrasing beautifully in English.
Always dynamically homeopathic, Osho is indeed the Master of delivering the perfect “titration” of whatever words are needed to treat our sleepiness and self-deception. Even the Master’s shortest phrase can recalibrate the soul; for example, Osho says, “Every thought is a hole through which you lose energy.” This is only one stunning gem among hundreds in the book, all life-changers when we fully allow them in.
Each chapter begins with a masterfully translated sutra of Kabir, followed by the Enlightened Mystic Oshos’s full elucidation on the given sutra.
Osho, in his own inimitable way, drills down, phrase by phrase, on each of the ten precious songs. The result is a rare, poetic feast, especially for the West and speakers of English-only!
Consider it a luxury to be escorted through Kabir’s poetry line by line, as if personally escorted by Osho himself. The warm tone of the natural, language feels as though the Enlightened Master is sitting with you and speaking directly to you when he says: “The treasure is available right this moment, but you have not paid any attention to it. It has always been showering – it is the very nature of life that the elixir goes on showering endlessly.”
Kabir, a rustic villager who left behind some 500 piercing songs, uses vernacular language and simple imagery to create a democratic sense of the divine.
Singing to everyone, not just the erudite, Kabir makes us feel that the divine is within our each. Rich or poor, educated or illiterate, Hindu or Christian, anyone can instantly relate to Kabir’s imagery. What better metaphor to wake up the narcissistic mind than a frenzied dog barking in a hall of mirrors and attacking itself. This is visceral, unforgettable poetry at its best, where familiar images--dog, parrot, and elephant-- become brand new and ignite understanding. According to Osho, the mystical poet is one who has “arrived.” Having arrived, Kabir injects raw spiritual power into his seemingly ordinary words; he unhinges our old patterns and reshapes our consciousness, all in the space of a line or two. Kabir sings, “You have yourself forgotten the self. Like a deluded dog, trapped in a palace of mirrors, ends his life barking at his own image.” Osho’s shining elucidations and Kabir’s haunting images stick to the mind and insist on a permanent home in our understanding.
A long-time Osho sannyasin, Dr. Joshi was initiated into disciplehood on January 11, 1975.
It’s obvious that Dr. Joshi had to have lived this message deeply from his own being in order to translate the Enlightened Master’s message so beautifully and naturally. Dr. Joshi spent decades as the heart-listener to the Master’s presence. He’s fully absorbed the glimmering silences between Osho’s spoken discourses (now in 700 books) and the sung words of Kabir (500 songs). For over 40 years, Dr.Joshi has been Osho’s chosen story-keeper. As a disciple, scholar, and author, Dr. Joshi serves as the essential weaver of this timeless synthesis of enlightened clues. He performs far more than any editor or translator could have because his own soul is int
rinsically involved in the delivery. Like Kabir, Dr. Joshi has spun colorful threads from the lives of two Awakened Beings into one seamless translation. The art of this amazing book lies in Joshi’s ability to join his vast knowledge of Osho with a rich capacity to render the halting beauty of Kabir’s poetry. Joshi’s editorial economy is perfection. “The Fabric of Life” is ultimately a sacred, ontemporary tapestry of two Enlightened Masters and their words, both passed down from oral, not written, traditions. Joshi’s life and artistry have bridged these Awakened Masters to each other, revealing the naked experience of truth they both communicate. Explaining his shared view of awareness with Kabir, Osho says, “The moment consciousness joins the insignificant, the insignificant becomes vast.”
Osho also reveals how Kabir himself is like the three sacred rivers of India that braid together, for Kabir contains all three paths of bhakti (devotion), karma (service), and jnana (knowing) within himself.
This delightful work also weaves the three magnificent spirits of Osho, Kabir, and Joshi into one mighty spiritual current, but as a great biographer, Dr. Joshi remains well-hidden in his subjects.
With a rare gift for creating a feeling of intimacy with the person of Osho, Dr. Joshi has claimed, “Osho is not a person, Osho is a phenomenon.” Through elegance and knowledge, Joshi delivers the reader at the feet of the Divine. He puts us in the closest proximity possible to understanding the human Divine Ones until we can all WAKE UP for ourselves! Joshi is somehow able to transfer Osho and Kabir’s friendliness and approachability to the written page. He even makes their illumined states seem somehow familiar, like a remembrance--a truly divine gift. Thanks to Joshi’s masterful translations, the 500 years that separate Osho and Kabir seem completely irrelevant to the message.
Reality, epiphany, and delight continually spill over from these pages so rich they can be read over and over again. For those on the path of self-realization, this is quite possibly the only book you will ever really need. The Masters show us that truth is never actually revealed, for it is always there. But sometimes, we manage to lift the veil and SEE for a moment what they SEE all the time.
The emphatic images and potent phrases are so fundamentally real and existential that they will always translate to the individual while transcending time, place, culture, class, and creed. Page after page, the illuminated words of Osho and Kabir bring about a visceral gasp, a shriek of delight. The reader can look forward to a joy ride as “THE FABRIC OF LIFE” message “gets in,” shakes you up, and zaps you with epiphanies about the way things really are. This most rare book surrounds the reader in its own universe to activate, quicken, and transform consciousness. Insisting that the reader travel inwardly, “THE FABRIC OF LIFE” is a truly interactive experience! So find a comfortable reclining chair and buckle your seatbelt! This magical, eye-opening read sparks roaring laughter and a river of tears.
The impact of “THE FABRIC OF LIFE” is so intense that it’s much like a powerful plow tilling up the hardened soil of a forgotten field so that something beautiful can grow.
The effect of this book is so unusually transformative that one cannot simply peruse it. Like a rare wine, this sacred transmission must be approached with celebration, followed by ample quiet time for contemplation. Also visually beautiful, the book design and ancient cloth-like cover create an aura of mystery and warmth.
“THE FABRIC OF LIFE” is a monumental masterpiece, and the culmination of Dr. Vasant Joshi’s life of devotion, study, and meditation.
Every chapter is a Rolls Royce of beauty, joy, and truth, thanks to the loving and perfect articulation of Vasant Joshi, also known by his sannyasin name, Swami Satya Vedant.
Clearly, “THE FABRIC OF LIFE” is a masterwork with many layers of awakened consciousness at play. This timeless treasure should be placed in a time capsule and sent to outer space with the message, “The Very Best of Planet Earth!” “THE FABRIC OF LIFE” offers entrance into the mystical atmosphere of powerful secrets kept by Awakened Souls. It offers a direct experience of the infinite Self and a magical touch from those illuminated ones who have always been and will always be. Once again, Dr. Vasant Joshi has created a literary masterpiece, a crystal doorway through which the coolest, fullest moonlight of the East pours lavishly on the West.
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